Advisory board members
Business Development Manager, Connectum Capital Management
Eli Folkestadås recently started as Business Development Manager at Connectum Capital Management. Previously Eli worked at DLA Piper, the global law firm as Senior Business Development Executive for Global Transportation Businesses.
Eli has also worked for DnB NOR, Pareto Asset Management and JP Morgan Chase. She is Deputy Chairman of the British Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of The American Chamber of Commerce in Norway. Eli has a law degree from the University of Oslo
UK Director of the Professional Boards Forum
Jane Scott is UK Director of Professional Boards Forum, launched in the UK in 2009 and supported by several FTSE 100 chairmen. Jane has a degree in Modern Languages from Oxford University and an MBA from London Business School and more than 20 years of experience in strategy and communications consulting.
Director, McKinsey & Company
Tore Myrholt is a Director and Board member of McKinsey & Company, Inc. With more than 20 years of consulting experience in McKinsey, Tore is currently the leader of the Firm's global Organizational Behaviour practice (Leadership, HR, capability building, talent management).
From 2001–07, he was the Regional Leader of McKinsey's operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has also led the Firm's European Energy Practice. Tore has a degree in International Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Advisory board Chairman
Former chairman of Statoil ASA
Formerly chairman of Statoil, DnB NOR Bank, CEO of Storebrand, Nordic Investment Bank and IFC (WBG) in Washington DC, The Bergen Music Festival and Transparency International.
Today Mr Lindbæk serves on the boards of Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Shipping and Gearbulk Holding and is a much used advisor to Norwegian companies.
Advisory board Deputy Chair
Founder of Professional Boards Forum
In 2003, Elin Hurvenes founded the Professional Boards Forum in Norway. The Forum brings together chairmen and experienced business women with a view to expand networks and raise the visibility
of women board candidates.
In 2008, Elin set up the UK Professional Boards Forum with business partner Jane Scot and the support of Vodafone, Royal Bank of Scotland, Pearson, Accenture and PwC www.boardsforum.co.uk. Elin has a BA from Oxford Brookes and an MBA from London Business School.